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What is the official name of the PIP4K2C gene?

The official name of this gene is “phosphatidylinositol-5-phosphate 4-kinase, type II, gamma.”

PIP4K2C is the gene's official symbol. The PIP4K2C gene is also known by other names, listed below.

Read more about gene names and symbols on the About page.

What is the normal function of the PIP4K2C gene?

From UniProt (PI42C_HUMAN)This link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference.:

May play an important role in the production of Phosphatidylinositol bisphosphate (PIP2), in the endoplasmic reticulum.

How are changes in the PIP4K2C gene related to health conditions?

Genetics Home Reference provides information about rheumatoid arthritis, which is associated with changes in the PIP4K2C gene.

Where is the PIP4K2C gene located?

Cytogenetic Location: 12q13.3

Molecular Location on chromosome 12: base pairs 57,591,159 to 57,603,428

(Homo sapiens Annotation Release 107, GRCh38.p2) (NCBIThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference.)

The PIP4K2C gene is located on the long (q) arm of chromosome 12 at position 13.3.

The PIP4K2C gene is located on the long (q) arm of chromosome 12 at position 13.3.

More precisely, the PIP4K2C gene is located from base pair 57,591,159 to base pair 57,603,428 on chromosome 12.

See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.

Where can I find additional information about PIP4K2C?

You may also be interested in these resources, which are designed for genetics professionals and researchers.

What other names do people use for the PIP4K2C gene or gene products?

  • PIP5K2C

Where can I find general information about genes?

The Handbook provides basic information about genetics in clear language.

These links provide additional genetics resources that may be useful.

What glossary definitions help with understanding PIP4K2C?

endoplasmic reticulum

You may find definitions for these and many other terms in the Genetics Home Reference Glossary.

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.


The resources on this site should not be used as a substitute for professional medical care or advice. Users seeking information about a personal genetic disease, syndrome, or condition should consult with a qualified healthcare professional. See How can I find a genetics professional in my area? in the Handbook.

Published: February 1, 2016